Well-known definition

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Fully known.

Well-known facts.

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Widely or generally known; famous or notorious.
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Widely known; familiar or famous.

A well-known performer.

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Thoroughly known.
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The definition of well known is someone or something many people are aware of or have knowledge of.

An example of a well-known actor is Brad Pitt or any other famous celebrity who everyone has heard of.

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(nonstandard) Alternative form of well-known.
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(computing, not comparable) Generally recognised; reserved for some usual purpose.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
well-known
Comparative:
better-known
Superlative:
best-known